Gale, Ron. (2003). People Swimming near Sea Birds on Michaelmas Cay, Part of the Great Barrier Reef, 1987, Collection reference: 7435 Ron and Ngaire Gale Collection.

Queensland stories

Uncover known and unknown stories from across the State and through time.

Lucy’s story is a tale of turn-of-the-century Queensland, a place of remote frontiers, aspirational migrants…

Plantation Voices

Plantation Voices is State Library’s portal to Australian South Sea Islander culture and history in Queensland.

Is technology changing the Queensland lifestyle?
Is technology changing the Queensland lifestyle?
State Library of Queensland is continuing to discover and confirm Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Soldiers of the First World War.
As we hang up our boots after the Commonwealth Games, we will explore some of the economic, environmental and social impacts of large scale events in Queensland...
With limited opportunity for active service, how did women contribute during the tumultuous years of the First World War?
A panel of highly regarded Queenslanders from diverse backgrounds share their stories about what being a Queenslander means to them and discuss the challenges a...
How are wearable technologies impacting our day-to-day lives? To what extent is the digital world merging with the human body and what are the consequences of t...